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December 17, 2013

When it comes to developing the physical literacy levels of youth we must always consider improving the social, emotional, and physical well-being.  Improving one’s physical fitness levels is part of enhancing the physical well-being of youth.  Within Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum there is a focus on the Active Living goal.  This goal emphasizes the need to enhance each of the components of health-related fitness. 

No Equipment Necessary provides a number of exercises that...

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November 4, 2013

Throughout physical education curriculum in Saskatchewan, the Active Living goal regularly focuses on personal fitness and creating personal FITT plans to improve on various health-related and skill-related fitness components. 

The Fitness Calculator is a easy to use tool that may start  students thinking as to where personal fitness levels are.  Of course, it is important that any time we work with students around fitness, it is done in a respectful and empowering way.  The hope is to

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September 24, 2013

Kevin Breel is a stand up comic, a writer, a teenager, and an activist for mental health.  His TEDx Talk entitled Confessions of a Depressed Comic opens the doors to conversation around mental health and specifically depression.  A great supplement when working on Wellness 10 outcome W4 - Mental Well-being.

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September 10, 2013

The following video was created to assist teachers in the instruction of canoeing. Of interest to all educators would be the demonstration of various strokes as well as ideas on entrance/exit of the canoe.

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August 30, 2013

The 101st Grey Cup Festival is proud to introduce a brand new 101st Grey Cup Education Supplement.  

The purpose of the supplement is to support teachers in engaging the 165 000 students in Saskatchewan schools in the spirit of the Grey Cup Festival.  Promoted in the resource are meaningful opportunities for students to show their community spirit and Rider Pride while working to achieve curricular outcomes.  Read More

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August 7, 2013 was created in order to help people better understand distress they are experiencing and to link them to sources of help that will enable them to learn skills and strategies to manage these problems. Being able to recognize symptoms and deal with them early in life increases the chances of better long-term outcomes and positive mental health across the lifespan. may assist in the delivery of Wellness 10 outcome W4 - Mental Well-Being.

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May 15, 2013

Video excerpts from a PD session for middle years physical education teachers.  This session touches on the importance of relationships, planning with a purpose, and formative assessment.  You will also find exemplars of some small-sided invasion games that can be used to teach tactics and strategies.

In this session the tactic that was formatively assessed was 'support'.  As students work through various small-sided games we as educators can be assessing in order to help students improve. ...

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May 10, 2013

The Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA) recently hosted their annual conference in Regina, SK.  This year the theme of the conference was Relationships: Moving Towards Physical Literacy.  With Relationships being one of the three goals of Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum delegates were fortunate to have Dr. Paul Wright, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Northern Illinois University provide the keynote address.  


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March 26, 2013
The Physical Activity Line provides physical activity counselling service and resources for practical & trusted physical activity & healthy living information. One such resource is the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale.  This scale will help you estimate how hard you're working.  Perceived exertion is how hard you think your body is exercising.  Ratings on this scale are related to heart rate.    It is important that students understand perceived exertion when exercising...
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March 14, 2013

North East School Division has provided online resources connected to all subject areas.  The Curriculum Corner provides assessment ideas as well as planning documents in physical education.  All of these resources are available for download. 

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